web analytics


Israeli Olympic Medalist Auctions Her Rio Name Patch to Benefit Children with Cancer

The former judo world champion in the 63 kilogram division started an eBay auction on Tuesday, which will continue for five days until August 29.

Gush Etzion Host Its First Dog Show

It's also the only dog show in Israel, exclusively not held on Shabbat.

Two Medals and Political Controversies: A Summary of Israel’s Rio Olympics

As the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro come to a close, Israel can look back at what was one of its most successful Olympics ever.

Israeli Arab Immigrant Wins Gold Medal for Jordan

The Abu Gosh family immigrated to Jordan from the Israeli Arab village of Abu Gosh, located on the main highway to Jerusalem.

What Bracha to Make on the Olympic Games? There’s an Answer!

Seeing a beautiful or exceptionally gifted person arouses awe and admiration, explains Rabbi Melamed, but they also might arouse envy.

Netanyahu to Ori Sasson: Your Extended Hand to Egyptian Opponent Was Not Ignored

Netanyahu told the Olympiads: I received a message from Egypt yesterday. They told me,‘I want you to know, Mr. Prime Minister, that other voices were heard in Egypt.’

Or Sasson is Second Israeli Medalist at Rio Olympics, 48 Hours Later Still Not...

A male Israeli judoka wins a second bronze medal at the Rio Olympics for the Jewish State; his Egyptian opponent faces ire.

Sports Minister Employed Kabbalist to Secure Yarden Gerbi’s Medal

"Dear Rabbi, how are you? We here hope and pray that we'll get a bronze medal. Yarden Gerbi's bout is in halaf an hour, we deserve to get a medal and hear the national anthem."

Israeli Yarden Gerbi Wins Bronze Medal

Judoka Sagi Muki lost to Georgia’s Lasha Shavdatuashvili in the bronze medal match.

Orthodox Jewish Teen Girl to Try for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

IOC Warns Lebanese Delegation Head Over Provocation Against Israelis

Anti-Semitism is still alive and well at the Olympics, and Israeli athletes do well to keep their guard up.

Yad Vashem Marks Rio Olympics with Exhibitions on Jewish and Righteous Gentile Athletes

Jews competed in the most coveted sporting competitions throughout Europe, including the Olympics.

Palestinian Authority Tries to Eject Israel From FIFA

The Palestinian Authority is trying to convince FIFA to ban Israel from the international football league, again.

Olympic Committee Rejects Media Watchdog’s Call to Ban Palestine Olympic Committee Head Rajoub

Rajoub condemned a successful peacebuilding event between Israeli and Arab youth sponsored by the Peres Center for Peace as a "crime against humanity."

Israeli-Trained Brazilian Forces to Secure Rio Olympics

Israeli security and high-tech firms are working with the 10,000 military and police officers who secure the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Hamas ‘Uprising Jerusalem’ Terror Training Camps for Women & Kids

Hamas has begun its annual summer terror training camps for children. This year, women came too.

Israeli Gymnasts Win Gold in Baku Just Before Olympic Games in Rio

The Israeli team brought home several medals from the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) World Cup Final.

Kenyan-Born Lonah Chemtai to Represent Israel in Rio Marathon

Chemtai grew up in a village in western Kenya, where she says the natural conditions for running are better than in Israel, with its heavy humidity in the summer.

Knyazyeva-Minenko Wins Silver for Israel at European Athletics Championship

Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko moved to Israel and took Israeli citizenship in 2013.

Fallen Soldier’s Family Suing to Ban Hamas Prisoners from Watching Soccer Final

The family petitioned the court saying the decision to make all the TV channels carrying the game tonight available to security prisoners, most of whom are members of Hamas, is repugnant.

Two Brooklyn City Pools Still Offering Women-Only Swimming

The New York Civil Liberties Union called the ruling unfair.

Secular Israeli Parents Say Religious Summer Camps ‘A Better Deal’

Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.

‘Photography Activist’ Udi Goren Shares the Beauty of Israel with US College Students

Visual storyteller and photographer Udi Goren tells the tale of Israel through the lens of his camera.

Israeli Volleyball Judge Indicted for Attempting to Murder the Competition

Is Hollywood having a negative effect on our everyday lives? You be the judge.

Iranian Medalist Avoids Photo With Israeli Colleague, Boycotts Ceremony

An Iranian silver medalist avoided the awards rather than be photographed with the Israeli bronze medalist.

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/israeli-olympic-medalist-auctions-her-rio-name-patch-to-benefit-children-with-cancer/2016/08/23/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: